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What is a crown and bridge?

A crown  is a cap that is placed over the entire tooth that protects a tooth that requires more strength followed by a root canal or one that cannot be restored with basic filling material. A Bridge is used when one or more teeth are missing. A bridge is a grouping of interconnected crowns. It will replace missing theeth and support surrounding teeth. A Bridge is held in placed by 2 crowns on each side of the missing tooth.

Do you offer take home whitening?

We offer a take-home, custom-tray method of tooth whitening. This is done by taking impressions of your teeth and fabricating trays specifically for your teeth. You then place gel in the trays and leave on your teeth for the amount of time directed. Amount of time may vary depending on the type, and strength of gel selected.

What do you do in this procedure?

A root canal is needed when the nerve of the tooth is affected by decay or infection. In order to save the tooth, the pulp (the soft tissue that contains nerves and blood vessels) is removed using small hand and rotary files and the space is filled with a thermoplastic filling material called “Gutta Percha” which restore the tooth. Afterwards, we can place a composite or amalgam restoration and then eventually place a crown on the tooth once the infection or discomfort has subsided.